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Preferred Meal Systems Announces New Healthier School Menus, Online Nutritional Information for Parents

Schools across the country are now re-opening after the summer break. Preferred Meal Systems, Inc., a national supplier of healthy, well-balanced pre-plated meals for more than 40 years, will be introducing new meal offerings and healthier foods for lunch and breakfast, and now meal and nutritional information parents want will be easy to access online.

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The challenges of managing absenteeism in K12


From payroll to pensions, manual and honor-based attendance processes have high cost and morale impact.

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An IEP for Every Student?


Using Technology to Provide Truly Differentiated Instruction.View our web seminar about facilitating one-on-one learning.

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Schools Stretch Dollar by Going Green

Plenty of Central Texas school districts are looking for new ways to stretch their education dollars, especially with a new school year starting next week. And some are going green to save.

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School Districts Vary on Social Media Use

In less than three years, the Basehor-Linwood school district’s Facebook page has amassed more than 1,000 “likes,” one for every two students in its buildings. But a few miles away, in Bonner Springs, there is no district Facebook page to be found.

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Indiana Schools Campaign to Save Public Education

Struggling Indiana public school districts are buying billboard space, airing radio ads and even sending principals door-to-door in an unusual marketing campaign aimed at persuading parents not to move their children to private schools as the nation’s largest voucher program doubles in size.

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Farmington School District’s iPad Policy Takes Shape

With more than 1,700 students scheduled to get at least part-time access to iPads when school starts Sept. 4, Farmington administrators are putting the finishing touches on the policy that will regulate how students will be expected to use and care for their new tablet computers.

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Two City Charter Schools Offer New Options

At the new Rochester Career Mentoring Charter School, college comes early.

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Shoparoo App Helps Raise Money for Schools

Children going door to door for fundraising programs - and parents having to respond to those hopeful young faces - may soon be off the hook thanks to a new app that converts grocery receipts into fundraising dollars.

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School Ditches Factory “Assembly Line”

Sixty-five freshmen are about to embark on a new journey to reimagine a high school education—one that may take three, five, or even six years, depending on how quickly they learn.

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